Family Fun

Family Fun

If you are lucky enough to have some family time in The Mackay Region, try these bucket list experiences for young and old!

1-Cape-HillsboroughSunrise with the wallabies and kangaroos at Cape Hillsborough National Park.

  

2-Platypus

Spot platypus from the viewing platforms at Broken River, Eungella National Park.

 

3-Sugar-ShedTaste and learn at the Sarina Sugar Shed. Watch how sugar is extracted from the cane on miniature processing and distilling equipment, then taste a range of sweet delights made on site.

 

4-Forest-FlyingFly 25 metres above ground with tree-top views of the Finch Hatton rainforest at Forest Flying.

 

5-FishingTry your luck fishing at one of the many dams, rivers and islands, or let the experts do the work with a local fishing charter.

 

6-Bluewater-TrailWalk or cycle the Bluewater Trail, with more than 20 kilometres of trail connecting popular Mackay destinations including the Bluewater Quay, Bluewater Lagoon, Botanic Gardens and Mackay City beaches.

 

7-Theresa-Creek-Dam

Visit Theresa Creek Dam, Clermont, for a ski, swim, fish, camp or for a scenic lunch at the kiosk.  

 

8-Bluewater-LagoonSwim at the free public Bluewater Lagoon, with three tiers of swimming pools and a special kids area with huge water bucket.

 

9-Freckle-FarmTake a farm tour and interact with cute farm animals in an organic farming setting at Freckle Farm.

 

10-LibraryExplore the Dudley Denny City Library with interactive learning experiences for young and old.  

 

 

Watch Mackay's virtual tour and get inspired:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are looking for ideas, have a look at some of our Family Fun Itinearies. Click here for more Travel Itineraries.

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